Consonus Healthcare, Portland, Ore., a provider of long term care pharmacy services, has promoted Jessica Androff, PharmD, BCGP, to president of Consonus Pharmacy. Androff most recently served as the senior vice president of operations for the West region at Consonus. Her role will oversee a network of 10 pharmacy locations across eight states.

Androff has more than 18 years of experience in the long term care pharmacy industry. She has held leadership roles with regional and national pharmacies throughout her career, demonstrating her expertise and commitment to driving excellence in pharmacy services. She serves on the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists board and as vital staff for the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition.

“Jess’s combination of deep industry experience, married with exceptional leadership skills, makes her a perfect choice for this role. We applaud Jess’s passion for Consonus’s mission and look forward to her continued commitment as president,” said Laurie Schadegg Thomas, chief operating officer at Consonus Healthcare.
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities/Kentucky Center for Assisted Living is pleased to announce that Adam Mather, inspector general of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, will serve as the association’s president.

During the past four years, Mather held the position of inspector general, appointed by Governor Andy Beshear. He was a member of the Kentucky COVID-19 response team and coordinated health care efforts, which included the implementation of a 3,000-person field hospital. He has also held the position of regional vice president of operations for Signature Healthcare and executive director for Kindred Healthcare.

Westgate Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Baltimore, Md., has named Kamal Sewaralthahab, MD, as medical director.

Previously, Sewaralthahab served as the director of chronic kidney disease management programs at two regional skilled nursing facilities, Orchard Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Towson and Meadow Park Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Catonsville.

Sewaralthahab’s appointment coincides with the transition of Dr. Ibrahim Rizqui, Westgate Hills’ previous medical director, to a consulting role at Marquis Health Consulting Services. Rizqui will now oversee the medical directorship at Westgate Hills, Orchard Hill, and Meadow Park, as well as two additional Maryland skilled nursing centers: Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Rockville and Tuckerman Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in North Bethesda.   

“I am excited to join the talented team in this leadership role and continue the commitment to the highest quality of services for those in our care,” said Sewaralthahab.  
Silver Birch Living, an affordable assisted living community with nine locations across Indiana, announced Cathy Vasil as the executive director at Silver Birch at Cook Road.

With two decades of health care expertise, Vasil joins the company with an extensive background in senior living. Her previous experience includes working directly with residents across 15 senior communities as a wellness coordinator. Her well-rounded approach, rooted in effective communication, reflects her passion for serving residents under her care.

As executive director at Silver Birch at Cook Road, Vasil will be the cornerstone of her community, driving day-to-day operations and ensuring a quality assisted living environment that fosters resident well-being and growth.

“I love being able to help people on a daily basis,” said Vasil. “I enjoy working with the senior population because they have so much history to share with us all.”

The Terraces at Lawrence has named Samantha Meisner new executive director. Trained as a social worker, Meisner has devoted her career to working in assisted living, independent living, and skilled nursing settings. Previously, she spent seven years at Oxford Enhanced Senior Living in Langhorne, Pa.

“We are thrilled to welcome Samantha to this unique community,” said Brandon Smeltzer, vice president of sales and marketing, senior living, for Marquis. “The Terraces at Lawrence has a long history of providing care and comfort, and she is committed to ensuring that the entire care team has the resources to ensure that each resident can embrace an enhanced quality of life in a warm, community-focused environment.”​